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Wednesday, March 11 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Interactive, Mobile Museum Touring App - Improving Informal Learning Experiences in Museums

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The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is providing an interactive mobile app to guide and engage visitors of all ages and abilities as part of a project funded by IMLS. The team is driven to improve the overall informal learning experience of the Museum and is working closely with orientation and mobility specialists, teachers of students with disabilities and the museum exhibit design team. iBeacons are being deployed to deliver a contextualized in-app experience. 

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Liani Yirka

Curator of Special Populations, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Liani Yirka has been with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences since 2003, fulfilling a number of roles. In her current position as the Curator of Special Populations, Liani provides an accessible and fulfilling experience to all visitors at the museum by increasing the accessibility of the museum, providing guided tactile tours, and taking aspect of the museum's educational programs offsite across the state of North Carolina. Her... Read More →


Wednesday March 11, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm
#IdeaDrop House 1706 Garden St., Austin, TX 78702

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